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US Launches Patent Probe

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The U.S. International Trade Commission has voted to launch an investigation into 30 companies on possible patent infringements. Included in the investigation were Sony, Hitachi, Nokia, Motorola, LG Electronics, and Matsushita Electric Industrial. According to...

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The ASUS PC Probe is a simple utility that monitors vital information in the computer such as fan rototations, voltages and temperature. Additionally, it gives system information such as hard disk space, memory usage, CPU...

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New York starts Intel chip probe

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Intel, the world's biggest computer chipmaker, is being investigated by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. Mr Cuomo is looking into claims that Intel forced customers not to deal with rival Applied Micro Devices (AMD)....

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The European Commission announced today that it had opened an in-depth investigation of plans by IBM to buy Swedish business software company Telelogic AB for about 5.2 billion crowns ($798.6 million). The proposed transaction raises...

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American Technology Research analyst Shaw Wu thinks it's a "positive" that Apple has now revealed the findings of its stock options investigation. He sees the company as having taken some significant steps forward to...

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Dell, on Monday, said in a statement it will delay the 10-Q filing for the quarter ended Aug. 4 because of questions raised by the "informal" SEC investigation "into certain accounting and financial reporting matters"...

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The U.S. Department of Justice has launched a probe into Hewlett-Packard's methods to uncover the source of press leaks, the company disclosed in a filing Monday. The announcement marks the second government investigation of the...

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Warner Music Group Corp. has been subpoenaed by the New York Attorney General in connection with an ongoing antitrust investigation into the pricing of digital music downloads, the company said in a securities filing on...

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Samsung Electronics is being investigated for allegedly selling NAND flash memory chips to Apple, its U.S.-based key customer, at half their market value, the Fair Trade Commission (FTC) said Wednesday. Samsung is suspected of supplying...

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Samsung and Apple may be investigated by South Korean anti-trust authorities, a report claims. If it happens, the investigation will focus on the deal reached between the two companies under which Samsung reportedly sold Apple...

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Israeli police are investigating industrial espionage involving leading companies and have detained 18 people, including company executives and private detectives. The probe, started by the Tel Aviv fraud squad began several months ago,...

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The European Union has announced that it will initiate another probe with regard to monopolistic / anti-competitive activities over Microsoft and Time Warner's plans to buy anti-piracy software manufacturer ContentGuard. ContentGuard is a US company...

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IBM lobbyists, possibly with the aid of Treasury Department officials, illegally altered an internal Treasury document during a debate on pension policy last fall, the Treasury's acting inspector general has concluded. Dennis...

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The European Commission confirmed Tuesday that it has relaunched a long-running investigation into Intel's business practices. Sources had earlier informed Reuters of the commission's new moves, which involved sending detailed letters of...

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Computer chip manufacturer Micron Technology Inc. has acknowledged its legal problems have expanded, saying the European Union has been investigating price-fixing among worldwide memory chipmakers. Boise-based Micron's primary product is dynamic random access...

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Investigators are trying to find the source of a phony site, purportedly from the FDIC, that tries to trick recipients into giving up personal financial data. Federal investigators are seeking the source of...

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The European Commission widened its probe into Microsoft Corp for anti-competitive practices on Thursday, asking computer hardware makers for details of their licensing deals with the software giant. Competition regulators at the European Union's executive...

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Space scientists have chosen two sites on Mars where twin robot vehicles will look for evidence that a warmer, wetter red planet might once have harbored life. Two spacecraft carrying the rovers will be launched...

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September 26, 2002--America Online Inc. (AOL), already under investigation for questionable accounting practices, could become further muddied as reports surfaced Thursday that the U.S. government's fraud investigation into real estate Web site operator Homestore.com Inc....

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The Securities and Exchange Commission has widened its probe of AOL Time Warner Inc., investigating the company's former business relationship with a Las Vegas software firm. Last week, AOL Time Warner chief...

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